"Some citizens of this country have never got beyond the Declaration of Independence . . . . The Declaration of Independence did not mention the questions of our day. It is of no consequence to us.?[Progressive]"
"Government is not a machine, but a living thing. It falls, not under the theory of the universe, but under the theory of organic life. It is accountable to Darwin, not to Newton. It is modified by its environment, necessitated by its tasks, shaped to its functions by the sheer pressure of life. No living thing can have its organs offset against each other, as checks, and live. On the contrary, its life is dependent upon their quick cooperation, their ready response to the commands of instinct or"
National car passing streetcars on the Brooklyn Bridge during the 1913 Overman tires 10,000 mile demonstration. The car was outfitted with a set of Overman cushion tires and driven over different routes and road surfaces within a 50 mile radius of New York.